Mr Renato Stephan Grion > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Work Department

Arbitration and Mediation; Civil and Commercial Litigation; International Trade and Customs. 




Assistant Counsel at the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris (2005-07). Attorney-trainee in the International Arbitration Group of Salans, Paris (2004). Foreign associate at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, New York (2002-03). Became partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados in 2013.

Renato Stephan Grion is a lawyer educated and trained in Brazil, USA and France, and has broad experience in commercial arbitration and ADR. Renato is a former assistant counsel at the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris. He specializes in commercial arbitration and related court litigation, and acts as counsel in a variety of commercial arbitration cases under leading institutional rules in Brazil and abroad. He has broad experience acting as counsel in proceedings for the recognition of foreign arbitration awards in Brazil. He also acts in mediations. He participated in the Task Force on the Revision of the ICC Rules of Arbitration (2012 version).


Portuguese, English, French  and Spanish.


International Chamber of Commerce – ICC Brazil: Chair of the ICC Arbitration and Mediation Committee (Brazil). 
Center for Legal Studies of Law Firms (CESA): Co-head of the Arbitration Committee. 


LL.B. from the São Paulo Catholic University Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) – 1998. 
LLM (Master of Laws) from Northwestern University School of Law – 2002. 
Certificate in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management (2002)
LLM (Master of Laws) – D.E.S.S. Juriste d’affaires international, with honors, from Université de Paris V – 2004.


Reading, sports and traveling.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute resolution: arbitration

Pinheiro Neto Advogados possesses a strong reputation in the field of arbitration, acting for clients in both domestic and international proceedings. Bringing together cross-practice expertise, the group handles cases in a range of industries, including construction, infrastructure and finance. Disputes arising from M&A and corporate governance agreements, contractual liability, as well as concessions are among the firm’s typical mandates. Rodrigo Carneiro de Oliveira is noted for his experience in corporate disputes. Gilberto Giusti and Renato Stephan Grion are also key figures in the department.